fried duck feet from 1917

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By Dee Tourville
from FC, FL

I found this cookbook in a Thrift Store. It's dated 1917. Many of the pages are torn or ripped out. I just had to share this. Remember its from 1917.

serves It's Duck do I know :)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fried duck feet from 1917

  • this is what is written above the recipe. you may laugh all you want. you will soon be convinced that this is the best part of the duck.
  • 20
    pairs of duck feet
  • 2 c
    chopped bamboo shoots
  • 2 c
    mushrooms. cut the larger ones.
  • 2 c
    water chestnuts cut into thin pieces.

How To Make fried duck feet from 1917

  • 1
    Wash thoroughly 20 pairs of Duck feet and plunge them in boiling water for 3 minutes.
  • 2
    Take off the skin. Take out all the bones without spoiling the shape of the feet. Cut each foot into 2 pieces.
  • 3
    Have a hot stove. Oil the frying pan and fry the feet for 5 minutes. Add salt, bamboo shoots, chestnuts & mushrooms. Continue to fry for 5 minutes after having mixed well.
  • 4
    Add enough primary soup or water to cover all. Cook until tender.
  • 5
    Add Chinese gravy & mix well